Skew Bridge

Skew Bridge (HM1L72)

Location: Reading, PA 19601 Berks County
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N 40° 20.559', W 75° 55.543'

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Regarded best example of skew bridge in U.S. Designed by Richard Osborn for the P & R Railroad in 1857. Each course of the arch of 40 feet is laid in ellipsoidal curve, each stone properly curved. There is no keystone.
HM NumberHM1L72
Year Placed1951
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 421376 N 4466200
Decimal Degrees40.34265000, -75.92571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.559', W 75° 55.543'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 33.54" N, 75° 55' 32.58" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 428 N 6th St, Reading PA 19601, US
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